Murphy Library

COVID-19 Library Updates: Murphy Library is committed to providing library services and access to collections while maintaining safe practices. Learn more about our updated library services.

Regular hours: February 1 - May 7

      Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

      Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.

      Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

      Saturday: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Special hours: April 2 - April 4

      Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

      Saturday: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

      Sunday: 5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Pre-Finals: May 8 - 9

      Saturday: 12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

      Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Finals week: May 10 - 14 

      Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.

      Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Special hours: May 15 - 23

      Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

      Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

      

 

Spring regular hours: February 1 - May 8

Available by Zoom or web chat on the Murphy Library homepage.

       Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

       Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

       Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Also available by Email or Appointment.

Special hours: April 4, May 9

       No Zoom/Web chat

Finals week: May 10 - 13

Available by Zoom or web chat on the Murphy Library homepage.

       Monday - Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Also available by Email or Appointment.

Special hours: May 14 - 23

        By Email or Appointment

Spring 2021: February 1 - May 14

      Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

      Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED 

In our commitment to public health and safety, we ask visitors to please call (608) 785-8511 or email ahead of your visit to schedule an appointment. Additionally, please wear face coverings inside our facilities and maintain proper physical distancing. 

General service updates:

  • Continued, limited services via email as possible. Please note that response times may be delayed due to high volume of requests.
  • Additional archival resources are available online at: Murphy Library Digital Collections.
  • Transfers of archival materials from the Wisconsin Historical Society and other Area Research Centers have been suspended for the fall 2020 semester and possibly beyond due to COVID-19.
  • Please note, SC/ARC is closed on holidays and maintains reduced hours during university break/intersession periods such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, January-term, spring break, and summer. 

Winter Break: December 23 - January 31

December 23 - January 3: CLOSED

Winter Session: January 4 - January 31

      Monday - Wednesday: OPEN BY APPOINTMENT 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

      Thursday-Sunday: CLOSED

      Normal hours resume Monday, February 1.

Murphy's Mug Logo

Coffee Shop Hours: February 8 - May 6

      Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

      Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

      Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

For more information, please visit our Murphy's Mug information page.

Fall 2020

Tutoring hours vary depending upon subject. Please visit the Murphy Learning Center's schedule page to choose your subject and view available tutor times. This fall, most tutoring sessions will be via Collaborate Ultra or a limited number of face-to-face tutoring by appointment only. Check the individual subject areas in the MLC Canvas course for availability. The Writing Center and Public Speaking Center are both offering tutoring via appointment, as they always have done, both online and in person in the MLC.